Cooperation Plan with EASO Signed
On 18 July 2019, Frontex and the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) signed an updated Cooperation Plan to further strengthen their cooperation in the fields of asylum, border control and migration management. Under the Cooperation Plan, the Agencies will further work together in the areas of operational and horizontal cooperation, information and analysis, and capacity building. Furthermore, the two bodies will jointly conduct various projects such as the establishment and implementation of the Migration Management Support Teams (MMST), and the delivery of a Common Situational Picture on irregular migration and persons in need of international protection. The Cooperation Plan covers the period from 2019-2021.